Staten Island, NY (March 22, 2021) – Around 5:40 a.m. on Monday morning, March 22, a serious pedestrian crash occurred near an intersection in Staten Island.
According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Post Avenue and Jewett Avenue. A 78-year-old man was crossing the street in the area when he was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle. The vehicle remained at the scene of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. The man was transported to the hospital with a left leg injury. He is expected to recover.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most horrific accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve the most vulnerable parties. Every year, hundreds of victims are killed and thousands more are injured in pedestrian accidents, which is more than in many other states throughout the U.S. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have been injured in a pedestrian crash, you have a variety of options and should never have to stand alone.
The aftermath of a New York pedestrian accident can impact your life in a variety of ways. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. Some of the most severe injuries that result from pedestrian accidents include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, organ damage, and more. If you have suffered enormous losses as a result of a pedestrian accident, it is important that you have the help of an attorney by your side.
At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our New York accident attorneys have diligently assisted pedestrians injured in accidents throughout the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident on physical, emotional, and financial levels. Our attorneys have experience and knowledge helping injured victims move forward and will help you get back on your feet. We are here for you every step of the way. Please contact a New York pedestrian accident attorney that you can rely on at 516-484-4010.
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